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Education
 
Academic Search Complete - the world's largest scholarly, multi-disciplinary full text database containing full text for more than 5,300 scholarly publications, including more than 4,400 peer-reviewed publications. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for all 9,300 journals in the collection. This database is more extensive than Academic Search Premier, which it replaced.
 
Education Research Complete - the largest and most complete collection of full-text education journals covering curriculum instruction, administration, policy, funding and social issues.
ERIC - Educational Resources Information Center - The world's largest source of education information, includes both the Current Idex to Journals in Education (CIJE) and Resources in Education (RIE).
ERIC - OhioLINK
     Access to this database from the dorms or off campus
ERIC- EBSCO - on or off-campus
    
Professional Development Collection - Designed for professional educators, this database provides a highly specialized collection of nearly 600 full text journals, including more than 350 peer-reviewed titles. Professional Development Collection is the most comprehensive collection of full text education journals in the world.
OhioLINK Electronic Journals - Education
MAS Ultra- School Edition (for high school students) - Index, abstracts, and full text for popular high school magazines. Includes or has links to full text
American Memory Page - Sponsored by the Library of Congress - An online archive of over 100 collections of items important to America's heritage. The site is designed to help educators use the collections to teach history and culture. Lesson plans, activities and other projects are given.
 
Middle Search Plus (for middle school students) - Index, abstracts, and full text for popular middle school magazines. Includes or has links to full text.
Primary Search (for elementary school students) - Index, abstracts, and full text for popular elementary school magazines. Includes or has links to full text.
Searchasaurus (for elementary and middle school students) - Graphical interface for elementary and middle school students. Includes or has links to full text - Click on the "Teacher Resources" tab for curriculum standards for the US and Canada.
Smithsonian Education Web site - terrific site for educators and students
Other OhioLINK Education Databases
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Engineering and Information Technology
 
Linux Journal
Database Magazine
Network Computing
Network World
 
ACM Digital Library - Full text of journal and conference papers from the Association for Computing Machinery
 
Compendex - a comprehensive interdisciplinary engineering database, the electronic equivalent of the print Engineering Index
 
Computer Source  - provides researchers with the latest information and current trends in high technology. This database offers full text for more than 300 publications and indexing and abstracts for nearly 450 publications.
   
Computers and Applied Sciences Complete - includes many engineering disciplines, computer theory and new technolgies. Provides indexing and abstracting for more than 1,300 professional journals with full-text available for over 500.
 
Safari Books Online
 
 
Other OhioLINK Engineering Databases
OhioLINK Engineering Journals
OhioLINK Computers and Computer Science Journals
Other OhioLINK Computer Science Databases
 
Digital Media Center - Physics Demonstration Videos

 

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Foreign Languages
 
MLA International Bibliography - offers a detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations and contains over 1.8 million citations from more than 4,400 journals and series
Fuente Académica - full-text coverage for nearly 200 scholarly Spanish language journals from renowned Latin American and Spanish publishers.
 
Other OhioLINK Language and Literature Databases
OhioLINK Electronic Journals - Language and Literature
Mango Languages - an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Italian, German, Greek, Russian and more.
Digital Media Center - Foreign Language Database - collection of foreign language video clips with native speakers elaborating on a wide variety of topics about their culture, family, daily life, and more.
 
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History
 
Research Guides for History
- History - General
- The Ancient World and Early Christianity
- Medieval History
- North American History
- Modern Europe
- History of Islam
 
Databases
America - History and Life - Index to articles on the history and culture of the United States and Canada. Includes or has links to full text.
American Journeys - View and search more than 150 rare books and original manuscripts from the Wisconsin Historical Society. Contains eyewitness accounts from the Vikings in AD 1000 to the diaries of mountain men in the Rocky Mountains in the 1800s.
Biography Reference Bank - provides biographical information on approximately half a million people, from antiquity to the present, along with thousands of images.
HarpWeek - Page images and indexes to Harper's Weekly, covering the Civil War and Reconstruction periods. Includes or has links to full text
Historic and Archival Images (world accessible) - Images from Ohio history, contributed by OhioLINK institutions. Currently, the database contains digitized photos from the Wright Brothers archive held at Wright State University.
Humanities International Complete - The Humanities International Complete, produced by Whitston Publishing, is a collection of bibliographic references to literary, scholarly and creative journals published in the United States and Canada. This database contains over 1,000 journals published from 1975 to the present.
Historical Abstracts - Index and abstracts to articles covering world history from 1450 to present (excluding U.S. and Canada). Includes or has links to full text.
Iter Gateway - Information on the Middle Ages and the Renaissance
     This database can only be accessed at the library
 
International Medieval Bibliography - on campus only
JSTOR - An online archive of multidiscipline journal articles in the most significant professional journals.
Ohio History - Peer-reviewed articles on the political, military, social, economic and cultural history of Ohio. The online version has every article published by Ohio History dating back to its founding in 1887 available in a searchable database.
 
Primary Documents - Documents in law, history and diplomacy from Yale Law School's Avalon Project
 
Other OhioLINK History Databases
Academic Search Complete - the world's largest scholarly, multi-disciplinary full text database containing full text for more than 5,300 scholarly publications, including more than 4,400 peer-reviewed publications. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for all 9,300 journals in the collection. This database is more extensive than Academic Search Premier, which it replaced.
 
OhioLINK Electronic Journals - History

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Humanities and Catholic Culture

Bioethics Research Guide
ATLA Religion Database - Index to articles, book reviews, and essays in religion and theology. Includes or has links to full text.
   Access to this database from the dorms or off campus
 
Arts and Humanities Citation Index - Index and cited references for articles in the arts and humanities. Includes or has links to full text.
 
Catholic Periodical and Literature Index - The best place to locate journal articles on Catholic topics or from Catholic journals
 
Humanities International Complete - The Humanities International Complete, produced by Whitston Publishing, is a collection of bibliographic references to literary, scholarly and creative journals published in the United States and Canada. This database contains over 1,000 journals published from 1975 to the present.
    
JSTOR - An online archive of multidiscipline journal articles in the most significant professional journals.
 
National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly  - the official journal of The National Catholic Bioethics Center, an organization dedicated to research and analysis on moral issues arising in health care and the life sciences. Articles address the ethical, philosophical, theological and clinical questions raised by the rapid pace of modern medical science. While the Quarterly is committed to publishing material that is consonant with the Magisterium of the Catholic Church, it remains open to other faiths and to secular viewpoints in the spirit of informed dialogue. Not available off campus.
Religion and Philosophy Collection - Covers world religions, major denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language, moral philosophy and the history of philosophy.
  
 
Other OhioLINK Humanities Databases
Other OhioLINK Religion Databases

 

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